Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott

Medical Sales Representative (Contractor)

  • Sales

Job description


Medical Sales  Representative (Contractor)– GPs, Specialists & Pharmacy – Western Cape, Southern Suburbs and country trip to Garden Route

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You will have access to:

Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of the Western Cape province, Southern Suburbs in the Established Pharmaceutical Division where we are committed to bringing the benefits of our trusted medicines to more people in the world’s fastest-growing countries. Our broad portfolio of high-quality and differentiated branded generic medicines reaches across multiple therapeutic areas including gastroenterology, women's health, cardiometabolic, pain management/central nervous system, and respiratory.

What You’ll Do

Design appropriate strategy to achieve sales goals and targets in assigned territory.

Achievement of sales, market share and growth objectives in the region.

Maintain high customer call rate, strike rate and territory coverage target.

Compile and update sales operating plan for region.

Identify new business opportunities.

 Arrange and run CME events.

Establish and maintain KOL relationships in the area.

Attend all relevant trade conferences as required.

Attend cycle meetings and conferences.

Must complete country trip to  Garden Route

Required Qualifications

A Degree in Biochemistry, pharmaceutical Sciences, Human Physiology, Marketing OR Related is Essential.

Minimum of 2 years' experience doctor detailing is essential.

Experience having dealt with GPs AND Specialists the following disciplines in the Western Cape area is essential: General physicians, pediatricians, pulmonologists, gastroenterologist and some hospital ward and pharmacies. Experience having sold ethical; generic and OTC brands are essential.

Preferred Qualification

Strong sales track record and sound organizational skills

Should be fluent in Afrikaans.

Knowledge and relationships with key stake holders in region will be an advantage.

Established KOL relationships and specialist relationships an advantage.

Good communicator and self-motivated

Business planning acumen and ability.

Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Power Point).

Team Player

Apply Now

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Sales Force



EPD Established Pharma



South Africa : Remote








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